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1475k. Same--Release of property on payment of costs, etc.Upon payment of the costs and legal expenses incurred in any such summary trial for possession or libel proceedings, the President is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to order the release and restoration to the owner or claimant, as the case may be, of any property seized or condemned under the provisions of this title. Sec. 7, id.

14751. Same-Enforcement of title.—The President may employ such part of the land or naval forces of the United States as he may deem necessary to carry out the purposes of this title. Sec. 8, id.

. (For general provisions of this act applicable to this title, see paragraphs 11754-1475t.)


1475m. Proclamation by the President as to.-Whenever during the present war the President shall find that the public safety shall so require, and shall make proclamation thereof, it shall be unlawful to export from or ship from or take out of the United States to any country named in such proclamation any article or articles mentioned in such proclamation, except at such time or times, and under such regulations and orders, and subject to such limitations and exceptions as the President shall prescribe, until otherwise ordered by the President or by Congress: Provided, however, That. no preference shall be given to the ports of one State over those of another. Title VII, Sec. 1, Act of June 15, 1917 (40 Stat. 225.)

1475n. Same-Punishment for exportation, etc.—Any person who shall export, ship, or take out, or deliver or attempt to deliver for export, shipment, or taking out, any article in violation of this title, or of any regulation or order made hereunder, shall be fined not more than $10,000, or, if a natural person, imprisoned for not more than two years, or both; and any article so delivered or exported, shipped, or taken out, or so attempted to be delivered or exported, shipped, or taken out, shall be seized and forfeited to the United States; and any officer, director, or agent of a corporation who participates in any such violation shall be liable to like fine or imprisonment, or both. Sec. 2, id.

14750. Same-Refusal of clearance to vessels.--Whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that any vessel, domestic or foreign, is about to carry out of the United States any article or articles in violation of the provisions of this title, the collector of customs for the district in which such vessel is located is hereby authorized and empowered, subject to review by the Secretary of Commerce, to refuse clearance to any such vessel, domestic or foreign, for which

*See proclamations of the President of July 9, August 27, and September 7, 1917.

clearance is required by law, and by formal notice served upon the owners, master, or person or persons in command or charge of any domestic vessel for which clearance is not required by law, to forbid the departure of such vessel from the port, and it shall thereupon be unlawful for such vessel to depart. Sec. 3, id.

1475p. Same-Punishment for taking, etc., such vessels out of port, etc.-Whoever, in violation of any of the provisions of this section shall take, or attempt to take, or authorize the taking of any such vessel, out of port or from the jurisdiction of the United States, shall be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned not more than two years, or both; and, in addition, such vessel, her tackle, apparel, furniture, equipment, and her forbidden cargo shall be forfeited to the United States. Id.

(For general provisions of this act applicable to the title, see paragraphs 14754-1475t.)


14759. United States definei.-The term “ United States” as used in this Act includes the Canal Zone and all territory and waters, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Title ITII, Sec. 1, id., 231.

(For Title XII of this act see paragraphs 253a-253e, ante.)

1475r. Jurisdiction of offenses.-The several courts of first instance in the Philippine Islands and the district court of the Canal Zone shall have jurisdiction of offenses under this Act committed within their respective districts, and concurrent jurisdiction with the district courts of the United States of offenses under this Act committed upon the high seas, and of conspiracies to commit such offenses, as defined by section thirty-seven of the Act entitled “An Act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United Sates," approved March fourth, nineteen hundred and nine, and the provisions of said section, for the purpose of this Act, are hereby extended to the Philippine Islands and to the Canal Zone. In such cases the district attorneys of the Philippine Islands and of the Canal Zone shall have the powers and perform the duties provided in this Act for United States attorneys. Sec. 2, id.

1475s. Prosecutions under prior laws, repealed, etc.-Offenses committed and penalties, forfeitures, or liabilities incurred prior to the taking effect hereof under any law embraced in or changed, modified, or repealed by any chapter of this Act may be prosecuted and punished, and suits and proceedings for causes arising or acts done or committed prior to the taking effect hereof may be commenced and

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prosecuted, in the same manner and with the same effect as if this Act had not been passed. Sec. 3, id.

1475t. Effect of partial invalidity of Act.-If any clause, sentence, paragraph, or part of this Act shall for any reason be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shail not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder thereof but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered. Sec. 4, id.

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1483aaaaa salaries of Bureau of War-Risk Insurance;

Evidence of marriage of claim· director, salary 1483a ants

118:39 Division of Military and Naval

Same--Legal marriage accordInsurance and Marine and

ing to law of domicile ------ 1483r Seamen's Insurance; commis

Presumption of allotments and sioners, salary 1483b family allowances..

14833 Certain sections applicable only

Child defined

1483t to Division of Marine and Sea

Grandchild defined.--

1483u men's Insurance

14830 Age limit of children and grandGeneral powers and duties of

children unless permanently director 14830 helpless

1483v Regulations made by director;

Parent defined..

1483w rules respecting procedure of

Brother and sister defined.--- 14 divisions; compensation of

Commissioned officer defined, inclaim agents and attorneys;

cludes warrant officer.--. 1493y proofs and evidence, etc.---- 1483e Men and enlisted men defined. 148:37 Deputies, assistants, actuaries,

Enlistment defined

1.83.19 etc.--

1483f Commissioner defined -------- 149:35!) Service of surgeons of Army and

Injury defined

14S30 Vary1483g | Pay defined.

14SVT Advisory board, establishment,

Military or naval forces de. powers, duties, and compen


1493 0 sation.

1183) Payments to minors, etc.----- 145311 Subpanas for witnesses, etc.;

Information, etc.. by bureau to administration of oaths ----- 1483i persons in military or naval Information and reports of of


148393 ficials, etc., of Urited States

Record of insurance held by ofand States--

1483j ficers and enlisted men of Disobedience to subpanas, etc.,

military and naval service. 1483111 contempt

1483k False stateinent in claims conSameFees and mileage of

stitute perjury, punishment. 1.183ii witnesses

14831 Fraudulent acceptance of payAnnual estimate of appropria

ments under act, punishtions for bureau 1483m ment

1183;j Appropriation for expenses --- 1483n Compensation for death or disApplication of civil-service rules


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